For most people, vulnerability is the antithesis of leadership. Many people see and expect leaders to be like sports cars: Look good Perform at high levels at all times Get where they are going fast Generally travel (progress) in a linear fashion Thus, no surprise, leaders feel the pressure to be like sports cars. But, […]
Emotional intelligence is a fancy term for possessing self-awareness and other-awareness in the following ways: Self-awareness = ability to (1) diagnose and recognize our emotions, and (2) control our own emotions Other-awareness = ability to (1) recognize and diagnose emotions displayed by others, and (2) respond appropriately to others’ emotional cues. Interesting factoids regarding emotional […]
What is sad is that dysfunctional leaders are of the mindset that they are doing their best. They don’t realize that their largely subconscious desires cause them to be dysfunctional in their decision making and actions.